People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/7/286 (RRS, iii, no. 279)

King Alexander II to John de Vaux, sheriff of Edinburgh, Gilbert Fraser, sheriff of Traquair, N. de Heriz, forester, and W. of Penicuik; command to go in person to Leithen (in Innerleithen (?), PEB) on Thursday 29 August with responsible men of neighbourhood to cause an extent to be made on same day, by their sworn attestation, of pasture of Leithen Hopes.
Firm date
28 August 1241
Dating Notes
28th day of August, year on which 29 August was a Thursday, attestation of William de Maule as archdeacon of Lothian (1235-51×62) and death of Walter Olifard, justiciar (d.1242)
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RRS, iii, no. 279
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RRS, iii, no. 279
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Formerly H1/7/282; Handlist, no. 48

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
28/Aug/1241 Command to carry out an extent no Walter Oliphant, justiciar of Lothian (son of Walter) (d.1242); William Maule, archdeacon of Lothian (1235-51)